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Hearing Loss Affects People of All Ages

There is a misconception that hearing loss only occurs in the elderly. While most cases of hearing loss can be attributed to aging, hearing loss can happen to children and young adults as well. No matter what the age of the person dealing with hearing loss, it can be very traumatic. Your hearing is one […]

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Common Questions About Hearing Aid Repair

Your hearing aid is a vital tool that helps you lead a normal life despite any hearing loss you may be experiencing. However, with usage and age hearing aids can start malfunctioning. When this happens you will need to have them repaired. When your hearing aid malfunctions, it is only natural for you to have […]

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Top FAQs About Hearing Tests

While it’s common to have hearing screenings throughout childhood, many of us have not had a hearing test in adulthood. What do they entail, and how long do they take? Utilize the following frequently asked questions to get a better feel for what you can expect during your hearing test. How can I prepare for […]

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Will Hearing Aids Help With Ringing In The Ears?

Many people struggle with persistent ringing in the ears, also called tinnitus. Researchers don’t know precisely what causes it, but it seems to be more common in people with hearing loss. For some people, the symptoms are mild, and living with the condition is tolerable. However, for others, it can take its toll on their […]

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Falls and Accidents are More Likely with Hearing Loss

We typically associate hearing loss with things like not being able to hear the doorbell ringing or finding it hard to focus on a conversation in a noisy room. However, research indicates that hearing loss also dramatically increases the likelihood of falls and accidents.  Researchers writing in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery first alerted the […]

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Who Is at Risk for Developing Tinnitus?

There are many people who might be at risk of developing tinnitus, and it’s important to be aware of the risk factors and the potential causes of tinnitus too. That information will help you better protect yourself against tinnitus and ensure you don’t end up dealing with the problem yourself in the future. It’s not […]

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Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

Hearing loss is about more than not being able to hear the TV or what people are saying clearly, although those are big problems too. Hearing loss can also contribute to faster and earlier cognitive decline for people who experience it and more people need to understand that fact. If more people fully understand the […]

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Hearing Aids Shown to Delay Dementia

When people experience untreated hearing loss, it can impact their brain in a range of ways, none of them positive. That’s why it’s so important that anyone who thinks they might be experiencing any kind of hearing loss gets tested and received the right treatment for the problem. Hearing aids are part of the solution […]

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Is it Normal to Have Occasional Tinnitus?

Many people experience an occasional ringing in their ears, but it does not mean that it will linger forever. These sounds may last only a few minutes. Ringing in the ears that is constant or gets louder over time may be known as tinnitus. You may hear a specific sound, such as a ringing, buzzing, […]

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What Is It Like to Wear a Hearing Aid?

Many people experiencing issues with their hearing find that a dramatic improvement can be made when they begin to use a hearing aid. However, this step can be a challenge for some, especially if they have not worn a hearing aid before and may have questions about what it’s like. The good news is that […]